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The changes in interest rates have brought forth a proliferation of short sales into the marketplace.  There have been many interesting articles on how to "do" a short sale.  This is not one of them.  This is an article on how to work with a short sale.  If I had to pick the most ticklish topic t...
Buying a home can be a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride.  After searching, you may find a home that other people have just "found" as well.  It's possible your agent will tell you that there are other offers on the home and it's necessary to make an offer right away.  You may want to think...
Menopause The Musical will be performed at the Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach from July 10th - September 2nd.  .If you are a women over forty or know a woman over forty, do yourself and her a great big favor and buy tickets for a performance of this hilarious play.  It's the story of four over ...
As a kid, the dictionary was one of my favorite books.  Truth be told, it probably still is.  But today, with spell check, we probably don't have as much need for the 2 pound version.  Still, even with the great tools available in our computer programs, I still like to check things out in the dic...
Simple words, but nonetheless heartfelt.  I just returned from the Eighteenth Annual Memorial Day Observance at El Toro Memorial Park in Lake Forest.  This lovely old, county-owned cemetery is home to oak trees that are over 100 years old.  It was a beautiful setting today with the temperature a ...
      Selling a home is something most people seldom do.  Since it typically takes some effort and a little inconvenience to accomplish, most people who decide to sell their homes have a reason to do so that outweighs the reasons not to sell.  So, if after making the effort the house didn't sell,...
Last week marks the demise of a South Orange County landmark.  When the development called Leisure World was first built back in the 1960's,   the Rossmoor Corp. erected a beautiful globe to market the homes.  It's original location was just about where Laguna Hills City Hall stands today on El T...
Do You Remember Your first kiss?  Was it sweet?  Sure hope so.  But, what you're thinking may not be what I'm asking.  Maybe I should clarify that with... Do you remember your first Hershey's Kiss?  I sure do.  What a thrill to carefully pull that little paper flag and try to unwrap the foil all ...
I received an email from one of the great all time clients.  It had one simple sentence, "Will I lose points if I eat the Cheez-its?"  I staged their home on Friday to get ready for the photo shoot.  One of the things I placed in the kitchen was some tall jars filled with some visually interestin...
On May 11th the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member with a ribbon cutting.  This is a business that everyone needs to know about.  At Home Living Solutions is a company dedicated to helping people maintain their independence despite aging and/or disabilities.  With our populati...

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